The Estevan Police Service's Chief has announced that he will be resigning from his position at the end of the summer.

Richard Lowen began his tenure as Estevan's Police Chief back in September 2021, following 30-plus years of service with the Winnipeg Police Service.

During his announcement during Wednesday's meeting of the Estevan board of police commissioners, he told the board he was leaving to pursue another, undisclosed opportunity.

Lowen's last day as Estevan's Police Chief will be August 31, 2024.